The summer residential component allows student to become familiar with the college experience by living in the residence halls for six weeks, eating in the dining halls, attending classes and taking part in recreational and cultural activities on the University of Maryland campus.
Classes: Upward Bound offers students classes in mathematics, science, English, computer science, SAT/PSAT preparation, and foreign languages. The classes are designed to prepare students for subjects they will be taking the following fall. Class sizes are small, giving students more individualized instruction. Students also have mandatory study hall daily where they are provided the additional assistance of Tutor Counselors.
Tentative dates for Summer 2017 Residential Program are June 18 - July 28, 2017
"This program not only helped me with my academics, it also helped me grow as a person. The 6-week summer program made me understand real college life. I am truly thankful for being allowed to participate in such a wonderful program." - Lystra Edwards, Bladensburg HS Class of 2013, Clark Atlanta University undergraduate student.